Loss prevention bulletins cover a vast range of topics and presently number over 1,000.

The Club has recently been notified by our correspondent in Australia, HWL Ebsworth Lawyers, of an increase in fines for those polluting Australian waters.
UK Club Correspondents Huatai have confirmed 71 Allision incidents involving Chinese fish farms and ships entered with International Group Clubs in 2017. Lanshan recorded the vast majority of these incidents.
Members are advised that the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) has issued a new marine notice (2018/3), reminding vessel owners, operators and masters of the need to stow and secure cargo containers in accordance with approved arrangements.
Members are advised by the Club’s correspondents Huatai that the current fishing ban in China, previously issued by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs, will be lifted in South China Sea in August and September.
Members are advised that the government in Thailand is implementing strict measures to ensure that prohibited plastic waste is not permitted to be imported or entered into the country. This follows a recent national police investigation, with the discovery of smuggled & prohibited waste.
Following the continued coverage of bunker issues in the US Gulf, the Club has produced this short FAQ in conjunction with Brookes Bell. Should you have any further questions or claims arising, please contact your usual P&I or Defence claims handler.
Members may recollect previous bulletin by the Club which covered developments in bunkering in Singapore. The Maritime Port Authority of Singapore (MPA ) had mandated that all Marine Fuel oil delivery in Singapore after the date of 01 January 2017 was to take place with the use of Mass Flow metering (MFM) system.
The Maritime and Port authority of Singapore (MPA) has released a port circular regarding the control of smoke emissions by vessels in Port.
The MoUs of Paris and Tokyo will carry out a joint Concentrated Inspection Campaign (CIC) on MARPOL Annex VI from September to November 2018.
The Club has recently been notified through various sources about a newly enforced Yellow Fever quarantine requirement for individuals, vessels and cargo entering into China from certain countries as announced by the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine (AQSIQ) website Announcement No. 11/2018, dated 19th January 2018.

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